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Daily Archives: October 25, 2013

Facebook Loads Up Innovative Cold Storage Datacenter

October 25th, 2013 (0)
The next time you load an old photo from your Facebook archive, the odds are increasingly likely that it won't be coming out of one of the social network's three data centers, but a new cold storage facility that ...

Pitting Bare Metal Against Amazon, Rackspace Clouds

October 25th, 2013 (0)
Cloud Spectator, which offers cloud performance monitoring services, has put together some interesting benchmark tests that pit bare metal cloud capacity from Internap against virtual machine slices from Amazon Web Services and Rackspace Hosting. Cloud computing implies server virtualization, ...

Will Apple’s iBeacon Spell the End of NFC?

October 25th, 2013 (0)
Already retailers have tapped into the bluetooth and WiFi capabilities of many smartphones to learn more about shoppers’ behavior as they travel through stores and shopping malls. But with Apple’s iBeacon entering the game, what does this mean for ...

F1 Accelerates in the Industrial Internet Race

October 25th, 2013 (1)
Not only does Formula One racing represent the cutting edge of motorsports, but it has also become a test track for innovations that may one day come to your own vehicle. But it doesn’t stop at the automotive industry. ...

IO Runs the Datacenter Like a System

October 25th, 2013 (0)
Building new datacenters is difficult. They are expensive, lengthy, and complex IT projects that have massive up front costs and usually have some surprises. Converging server, storage, and networking infrastructure and thinking at the rack level makes building datacenters ...

NSF Mines Medical Records for Patient Care

October 25th, 2013 (0)
Heng Huang, a computer scientist at UT Arlington, has been tasked with leading a National Science Foundation (NSF) project to mine medical records data to personalize patient care and predict issues that could lead to readmission. The project is ...

Actian Teams with Hortonworks

October 25th, 2013 (0)
Actian Corporation has further integrated its ParAccel Big Data Analytics Platform on the Hortonworks Data Platform to address top Hadoop adoption hurdles of data extraction challenges, design-time friction and poor run-time performance. The deep integration of Actian’s ParAccel Big Data Analytics Platform on the ...

Innodisk Updates SSD Software, iSMART

October 25th, 2013 (0)
Innodisk continues to innovate with an update to its proprietary iSMART technology. The latest update, iSMART 3.2, adds even more features, including data logging and usage analysis to detect issues even earlier and guide future purchasing decisions. Innodisk's iSMART ...

Charity Builds Rackspace Hybrid Cloud Platform

October 25th, 2013 (0)
Rackspace today announced that Help for Heroes is building a Rackspace Hybrid Cloud platform to help optimise performance and resilience of the charity’s websites and databases, and in doing so help even more British servicemen, servicewomen and veterans. Help ...